What are illusions in photographs?

How do optical illusions arise?

“Illusions arise when our brains try to see the future, but the result does not match reality,” Mark Changizi once explained.He is a researcher in the field of computational neuroscience (computer-aided brain research). It sounds a bit crazy, but scientists like Changizi have found that people can look to the future – at least for a fraction of a second. This effect is also known as neural delay. When light hits the retina of our eye, it takes about a tenth of a second before our brain translates the signal into a three-dimensional environment. Based on this, Changizi has found that our brain is trying to compensate for this neural delay. It produces images of what could happen in a tenth of a second in the future. Converging lines, for example, make our brains think that we are moving forward. This mechanism also explains why we are deceived by optical illusions.

Here are some examples…

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